Pennsylvania Casinos Give Thanks With Promos And Free Play In November

Written By Nathan Frederick on November 21, 2022
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The holidays are almost here. And retail Pennsylvania casinos are starting the gift giving early with a number of promotions this November.

Free plays, prizes and a number of other incentives are being awarded all across the Keystone State, so make sure to check out your favorite casino to see what offers are available this Thanksgiving.

In the meantime, here’s a quick rundown of some notable promotions this month.

Thanksgiving promos at Pennsylvania casinos

Mount Airy Casino – Mt. Pocono

Tuesday, Nov. 22, Earnsgiving

Players who swipe their cards at the promotional kiosks at Mount Airy Casino can receive between $10-$50 in free slot play based on the amount of points earned. Prizes include:

  • 750 points: $10 free slot play
  • 1,000 points: $15 free slot play
  • 1,500 points: $25 free slot play
  • 2,500 points: $50 free slot play

Wednesday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Free Play, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Players can insert their cards into a slot machine of their choice and play the game that appears on the i-View screen to win a free play prize of $10 to $200.

This is for invited guests only. The free slot play is in addition to the weekly offer. It must be downloaded and played by 10 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 25, Gas Card Fuel Frenzy, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Players can earn 2,000 points and will also earn a $25 gas gift card by swiping their player’s card at the promotional kiosks (while supplies last).

Friday, Nov. 25, Black Friday Swipe & Win

Players can swipe their card at the promotional kiosks to play a game and win up to $10,000 in free slot play.

Again, this is for invited guests only. The free slot play will replace the casino’s weekly offer.

Presque Isle Downs Casino – Erie

Wednesday, Nov. 23, Blackout Wednesday Hot Seat, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Every 15 minutes between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., the casino selects one carded player to win a prize at Presque Isle Downs Casino. Prizes are worth a total of $7,500, and include gift cards of varying values ($150 – $1,000), along with a grand prize of $2,000 in cash.

Nov. 1-30, Give $5, Get $10

Visit guest services and donate $5 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania and receive $10 in free slot play.

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows – Washington

Friday, Nov. 25, Black Friday Extravaganza

Players will also get more free slot play for their mycash rewards at Hollywood Casino at the Meadows.

Players will receive $3 in free slot play for every $1 in mycash for non-mywallet users. While mywallet players will receive $4 in free slot play for every $1 in mycash. In addition, all participants will get one bonus Lucky Draw entry.

Friday, Nov. 25, Gift Card Exchange

Then, from noon-8 p.m. on Black Friday, players can receive 1.5x the value of their mycash for gift cards. Mycash can be exchanged in increments of $10.

Friday, Nov. 25, 500 Win Lucky Draw

At 8 p.m. on Black Friday, 500 winners will be selected to win up to $500 in gift cards. A maximum of five gift cards won per person is in place, however, players don’t need to be present to win. Gift cards must be picked up from the mychoice center by Dec. 12.

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course – Grantville

Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27, $80,000 Jackpot Winners Weekend

Another promotion will be shared among the three mid-state casino locations for Hollywood Casino at Penn National: Morgantown (Nov. 25), Grantville (Nov. 26) and York (Nov. 27).

Players can win up to $5,000 cash at York and Morgantown, and $10,000 cash at Grantville. Winners will be drawn every half hour. Guests can also earn manual entries given out by the slot team for hitting a taxable jackpot during the earning period. See player services at the casino for full details.

Friday, Nov. 25, $40,000 Super Progressive Cash Jackpot, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Play with your mychoice card throughout the month and activate your entries on the drawing date to enter. The drawing takes place at the Grantville location, beginning at 6 p.m. on Nov. 25. Players can earn entries at all three Hollywood Casinos in Central PA and online.

Sunday, Nov. 27, Table Game Sweepstakes, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

One entry will be earned each time an individual holds a designated hand or has made an active wager when a table share decision occurs at participating table games. Two entries will be earned if the participating game has a minimum of $25 or greater, or if the player places a wager of $25 or more on blackjack or Spanish 21. Earn 2x entries on Tuesdays during the earning period.

Live! Casino Philadelphia – Philadelphia

Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26, Deck the Halls Holiday Shopping Spree Drawings, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Players can also earn entries all November long for the drawings that will be held on Nov. 25 and 26 at Live! Casino Philadelphia. Drawings occur every half hour on the casino floor. Players can win gift cards, free slot play or the grand prize of a holiday shopping spree.

Sunday, Nov. 27, Wish List Winner

Players can earn up to five gifts on Sunday, Nov. 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:55 p.m. Players who earn 100 tier credits can choose a gift. The final drawing is at 6:00 p.m. on the casino floor.

Mohegan Pennsylvania – Wilkes-Barre

Friday, Nov. 25, Mystery Free Slot Play

Players can earn two status points and visit any promotional kiosk to reveal a mystery prize at Mohegan Pennsylvania Casino. Receive an additional mystery prize for every two status points earned. Bettors can play up to three times!

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Nathan Frederick is an award-winning writer with more than 1,000 published bylines and two decades of journalism experience. His work has won awards from the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists, the Keystone Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. He has also authored three books, one of which debuted as an Amazon No. 1 New Release.

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